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The right shoe

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The choice of shoe for a runner is the most difficult and complex that there may be, this is because there is not an exact science in determining the same, but several contributing factors that vary significantly for each individual. First you need to be able to figure out if the shop where you can come give you the proper advice you need. Therefore it is important to understand if the seller before us is equal to the situation, understand how? After expressing your need to feel you should direct any questions to your dealer and compulsory from which we can not redeem and are: how often runs a week? What distances along? How heavy? He has problems with support? (see Section supination / pronation), have a history of trauma and what sports? Do not take these questions as impertinent or invasive, but they are the right considerations from which we must begin to understand which of the myriad of products the retailer can start trying to suggest that the most appropriate for you. The measures of the shoes can be expressed in various ways (UK / US / Eur / FR / CM) boxes are often expressed in all but the advice we can give the runner to minimize irregularities in the marking of various manufacturers is to consider the centimeter (standard meter) for which the numbers as (UK / US / FR) CAN CHANGE SIGNIFICANTLY, if you do not know your size in cm orientatevi the European measure, to be clear what we're used to always 39 / 40/41 etc. ..
When we perceive the measures known to many customers who raise the big toe to see if the shoe is small, nothing more wrong! If you raise the big toe is normal that you will touch the upper of the shoe but not the size is small, but you have to support the whole foot on the ground and if you want to touch hands with the finger longer than your foot, usually half a centimeter away between this and the tip of the shoe is good enough to define a measure.
Once the shoe fit you well as you're careful with the foot, the first impression is important, the heel counter should not shake too much or obstruct the normal movement of the Achilles tendon, the arch support should give you comfort and not a feeling of pressure in the forefoot shoe should not tighten the phalanges, the little finger should not creep too far into the upper edges otherwise inflame, mentioned the typical movement of the roll, once carried the weight of the body do not have to forefoot feel the toe touching the tip of the shoe, nor the seams that join the nylon uppers placed at the top. If after considering these elements of the shoe does not fit her problems for your feet is good.

The shield:

Be careful not to underestimate the importance of the sock. The shield is very important for the health of your feet, in fact a sock poor or poor performance can create real problems, such as blisters if this is too slow, moving your feet, or can sweat excessively weakening the 'skin of the foot, creating snags will encourage the wounds. In order not to underestimate the possible emergence of infections, in fact if you have injuries or problems with ingrown nails always try to wear only white cotton socks, the cotton undergoes treatments for dying may favor the onset of infection. The best fits to a runner is composed differently in its parts, the insole is cotton most often convenient to make the support of the foot, the medial side of the sock has elastic fibers that promote adhesion of the sock the instep.
At the top of the sock, so the instep, the shield is very light and this allows a wide transpiration of the same, so the sweat evaporates created during training can be more easily narrowing in the wet. For the more demanding there are socks fit under the symbol unilateral left or right to best fit the shape of the foot. But this is just the tip of the iceberg, of course!, Not only what counts.